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Edith Stein – St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

One hundred years ago, on New Year’s Day 1922, 30-year-old Jewish philosopher Edith Stein was baptised in Bergzabern, Germany. Two decades later she would be killed in Auschwitz, and eventually be canonised as Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. Early Life Edith was born on 12 October 1891 in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland). She […]

Marist at Large

Greetings all. Spain was hot and dry and almost white. Poland is mostly hot but green and one big farm really, as I observed it from a 5 hour rail trip yesterday on my way to Wroclaw, that was once Breslau where St Edith Stein grew up.  The land is flat. Trees like silver birch […]